PHILIPPINES' DUTERTE WARNS OF ‘UNFRIENDLY' GREETING FOR UNINVITED WARSHIPS

MANILA - President Rodrigo Duterte warned on Tuesday foreign ships faced "unfriendly" treatment if they ventured into Philippines'...

RUSSIA SAYS IT HAS MILITARY SERVICEMEN IN SYRIA'S IDLIB -IFAX

MOSCOW - Russia has military servicemen stationed on the ground in Syria's region of Idlib and is following the situation there closely,...

 
 
 

INDONESIA SENDS MORE POLICE TO PAPUA, CURBS INTERNET SPEED AMID TENSION

JAKARTA - Indonesia sent 200 more police officers to Papua on Tuesday and reined in internet speeds to "prevent hoaxes from spreading"...

TURKEY SAYS IT WILL NOT MOVE MILITARY OBSERVATION POST IN SYRIA

ISTANBUL - Turkey will not move the military observation post in northwest Syria that a convoy was trying to reach when it came under...

 
 
 

KREMLIN: NO DATE SET FOR NORMANDY TALKS ON UKRAINE DESPITE MACRON MEETING

MOSCOW - The Kremlin said on Tuesday that no date had been set for Normandy format talks on the Ukraine crisis after Russian President...

CRICKET-SMITH RULED OUT OF THIRD ASHES TEST AFTER CONCUSSION INJURY

Australia batsman Steve Smith has been ruled out of the third test at Headingley due to the concussion he suffered at Lord's, Cricket...

 
 
 

KREMLIN: MISSILE TEST SHOWS U.S. IS TO BLAME FOR DEMISE OF NUCLEAR PACT

MOSCOW - The Kremlin said on Tuesday the U.S. test of a ground-launched cruise missile showed that Washington had long prepared to...

GHANA CASHES IN ON SLAVE HERITAGE TOURISM

ASSIN MANSO - In a clearing at the turnoff to Assin Manso, a billboard depicts two African slaves in loincloths, their arms and legs...

 
 
 

THAI POLICE SEEK THREE MORE SUSPECTS IN BANGKOK BLASTS

BANGKOK - Thai authorities issued arrest warrants on Tuesday for three more suspects linked to bomb attacks as the capital hosted a...

TENSIONS BUILD ON MIGRANT SHIP OFF ITALY; 10 JUMP OVERBOARD

MADRID/LAMPEDUSA - Tensions rose on a rescue ship stranded off southern Italy on Tuesday, as 10 of the migrants aboard jumped into...

 
 
 

GERMANY TAKES BACK FOUR ISLAMIC STATE CHILDREN FROM SYRIA

BERLIN - Germany has for the first time allowed children whose parents were suspected members of Islamic State to return to Germany...

BRITAIN'S JOHNSON OPENING BREXIT BID: RIP OUT THE IRISH BORDER BACKSTOP

LONDON - Prime Minister Boris Johnson has fired the opening salvo in his bid to renegotiate Britain's divorce from the European Union,...

 
 
 

ELTON JOHN BLASTS ‘RELENTLESS' CHARACTER ASSASSINATION OF HARRY AND MEGHAN

LOS ANGELES/LONDON - Elton John has spoken out in support of Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, calling them a down-to-earth and hardworking...

CLASHES HIT YEMEN'S SOUTH, SAUDI-LED FORCES STRIKE CAPITAL

ADEN - Southern separatists seized two Yemeni government military bases near the southern port of Aden early on Tuesday, triggering...

 
 
 

U.N. AGENCY, BANGLADESH BEGIN SURVEY OF ROHINGYA OVER RETURN TO MYANMAR

DHAKA - The United Nations' refugee agency and Bangladesh authorities on Tuesday started to consult more than 3,000 Rohingya refugees...

THAILAND EXTENDS VISA FEE WAIVERS TO BOOST TOURISM AS GROWTH SLOWS

BANGKOK - Thailand will extend until April next year a measure that waives fees for visas on arrival issued to tourists from 18 countries,...

 
 
 

RUSSIA ACCUSES U.S. OF STOKING TENSIONS WITH MISSILE TEST - TASS

MOSCOW - Russia accused the United States on Tuesday of stoking military tensions by testing a ground-launched cruise missile, but...

CHINA CRIES FOUL OVER FACEBOOK, TWITTER BLOCK OF FAKE ACCOUNTS

BEIJING - China said on Tuesday it had a right to put out its own views after Twitter and Facebook said they had dismantled a state-backed...

 
 
 

ISLAMIC STATE COULD RE-EMERGE IN SYRIA, CHINESE ENVOY WARNS

GENEVA - China's envoy said on Tuesday that there was a danger of Islamic State forces reviving in Syria and called for progress in...

CALIFORNIA TIGHTENS RESTRICTIONS ON POLICE USE OF LETHAL FORCE

California police officers will be allowed to use lethal force only when "necessary" in response to a threat, instead of the existing...

 
 
 



Reps. Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar Encourage Colleagues To Visit Israel In...

Reps. Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar Encourage Colleagues To Visit Israel In Their Absence

“I call on all of you to go. The occupation is real. Barring members of Congress from seeing it does not make it go away,” Rep. Omar said. Read more ...

Jeffrey Epstein ‘signed will' two days before his death, leaving behind...

Jeffrey Epstein ‘signed will' two days before his death, leaving behind nearly $600 million trust

Sex offender Jeffrey Epstein reportedly signed a will around 48 hours before he was found dead in his cell on August 10, according to court papers obtained by the New York... Read more ...

 ‘We don't fall for provocations': Moscow won't jump the gun after US...

 ‘We don't fall for provocations': Moscow won't jump the gun after US missile test, says deputy FM

Russia will not fall for US “provocations” and be dragged into an “expensive arms race,” a senior diplomat said. Washington had earlier test-fired a cruise missile that was... Read more ...

U.S. prisons chief removed after Epstein's death

U.S. prisons chief removed after Epstein's death

WASHINGTON - Attorney General William Barr has removed the acting director of the Bureau of Prisons from his position more than a week after millionaire financier Jeffrey... Read more ...

U.S. Tests Missile With A Range Prohibited By Now-Abandoned Treaty

U.S. Tests Missile With A Range Prohibited By Now-Abandoned Treaty

The Pentagon says it tested a modified cruise missile that flew "more than 500 kilometers" - a distance prohibited under the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty scrapped... Read more ...

Philippines' Duterte warns of ‘unfriendly' greeting for warships traveling...

Philippines' Duterte warns of ‘unfriendly' greeting for warships traveling without permission

President Rodrigo Duterte has warned of “unfriendly” treatment for foreign ships traveling in Philippines' territorial waters without permission, in a rare swipe at China's use... Read more ...

Duckhee Lee downplays deafness, wins ATP tournament debut

Duckhee Lee downplays deafness, wins ATP tournament debut

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Duckhee Lee tossed the ball into the air for his first serve in an ATP tournament match, and blasted it past his opponent with a loud pop. Read more ...

Poll: Americans, Including Republicans And Gun Owners, Broadly Support Red...

Poll: Americans, Including Republicans And Gun Owners, Broadly Support Red Flag Laws

People are hotly divided about many gun restrictions - but not on extreme risk protection orders. They allow police to temporarily take guns from people seen to be a risk to... Read more ...

UK Foreign Office ‘concerned' at reports Hong Kong consulate staff member...

UK Foreign Office ‘concerned' at reports Hong Kong consulate staff member detained in China

Britain's Foreign Office is seeking more information about reports that a Hong Kong staff member has been detained in mainland China. “We are concerned by reports that a member... Read more ...

Planned Parenthood Out Of Title X Over Trump Rule

Planned Parenthood Out Of Title X Over Trump Rule

The organization says it is leaving the federal family planning program because of rule changes under the Trump administration. Read more ...